Charlotte Church is "not ready" to settle down with her boyfriend.

The 24-year-old singer - who has two children, Ruby, three, and 21-month-old Dexter, with ex-fiance Gavin Henson - has been dating singer/songwriter Jonathan Powell for several months but is in no hurry to take the romance to the next level.

She said: "I'm just not ready for a big thing yet. I like a bit of freedom. It's quite nice to be free, but not forever. I do like men quite a lot!"

Charlotte - who recently released her new album 'Back To Scratch' - also explained why she split from Gavin, 28, revealing their lifestyles were no longer compatible.

She told new! magazine: "The problem with me and Gav' was that we were just too different, too far apart. His world is alien to me. All that training . he's so strict with what he eats, what time he goes to sleep. And my life was alien to him.

"We love each other still. He is a good guy. It's just that we were not good for each other, unfortunately."